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Christ cried when He prayed forgiveness of our sin
Christ’s tears — two couplets in John Grimestone’s sermon notes
Author(s): John Grimestone
Subjects: Christ, tears of
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: Edinburgh, National Library of Scotland, Advocates’ 18.7.21, f. 119
Transcription:
Crist criȝede wan he preyȝede forȝefnesse of oure senne
Crist criȝede wan he þristede þe helthe of mankenne
Crist criȝede wan he þolede harde peynes an wo
Crist criȝede wan his soule fro þe bodi sulde go
Attributed Title: De Passione Christi (f.117)
Editions:
Wilson, Edward. A Descriptive Index of the English Lyrics in John of Grimestone’s Preaching Book. Medium Ævum Monographs n.s. 2. Oxford, 1973: 34.